The Indian Navy successfully test-fired the ship-launched version of the BrahMos supersonic missile in the Arabian Sea. Officials said that the missile which was tested was fitted with indigenous seeker and booster. A senior military officer said that the Indian Navy has developed DRDO-designed
The ship-launched BrahMos missile with indigenous seeker and booster hit the target in the Arabian Sea with precision, reinforcing our commitment to self-reliance in the defense sector. Indo-Russian joint venture BrahMos Aerospace Pvt Ltd produces supersonic cruise missiles, which can be launched from submarines, ships, aircraft or land-based platforms.
The BrahMos missile travels towards the target at Mach 2.8 or almost three times the speed of sound. The anti-ship version of the supersonic cruise missile was successfully test-fired jointly by the Indian Navy and the Andaman and Nicobar Command in April last year.